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Canon Pixma IX 6850

alaTest has collected and analyzed 300 reviews of Canon Pixma IX 6850. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the print quality and size. The price and performance are also appreciated, but the noise and paper handling get critical comments.

usability, performance, price, size, print quality

paper handling, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon Pixma IX 6850 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of Canon Pixma IX 6850 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the reliability and design. The price and usability also get good opinions. Opinions are divided on the size, and there are some critical comments about the paper handling.

performance, usability, price, design, reliability

paper handling

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon PIXMA iX6850 Wi-Fi Office Printer - Black & Extra Set Of XL Compatible InksCanon Pixma IX 6850 Inkjet Colour PrinterCanon PIXMA iX6850 Wi-Fi Office Printer - Black

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: Ian Osborne (

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Wi-Fi Office Printer review


Is this the future of printing, or a niche product for design professionals and hardcore hobbyists?

Great photo printing ; A3 output ; Good connectivity options ; Small footprint

No Duplex ; No internal paper trays ; No facilities to print from USB or memory cards ; No screen

Ratings in depth This A3 printer, the Canon PIXMA iX6850, is a high-quality compact model, designed for home hobbyists and small businesses rather than busy offices. It's inexpensive too. The RRP is just £220 (about US$368, AU$394) and if you shop...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Canon PIXMA iX6850


Canon's PIXMA iX6850 is a large-format colour inkjet for under £200

High quality photos, Twin-button WPS setup, Prints from 15 x 10cm to A3

No USB or memory sockets, No duplex print, Large footprint when open

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Simon Handby (

Canon PIXMA iX6850 review


Great for creative use in the office, but pricey and not so good over Wi-Fi

May, 2014

Consumer review by: The Professor (

Cannon A3 Printer


" I wanted a color photo printer for a3 and whilst the price is reasonable and refill ink reasonable.And the printing results are of a good standard.The big problem with this printer is wireless network connectivity.The software installation is very...

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: dave (

Easy to use


" Works well - fairly easy to use and set up by someone who is not too technically minded. "

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Mary (

No USB cord


" This product lacked a USB cord and even though it is supposed to be a wireless printer I had hard time connecting this to my wifi and laptop. "

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Caz 08 (

A3 Printer


" I have owned various a3 printers and I am truly delighted with this model. it was amongst the cheapest I have bought with the lowest running costs, yet the results are very very pleasing. the colours are vibrant and realistic, the print speed is fair...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: junerose (

brilliant quality A3 printer


" excellent printer just does the job "

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Dean (

Great printer but I wear them out quickly


" Great quality & easy to setup as wired or Wi-Fi. I use this for its A3+ printing capability & normally get around 10,000 A3/A3+ prints & 40,000 A4 prints before I kill the print head print heads are consumables & can be replaced but cost 3/4 of the...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: kitty63 (

easy to use


" My main issue with this printer is that it has no double sided ability or copy or fault for not reading the specs and jumping in, however i do have a scanner so it's not a problem. The inks are reasonable which is why I chose the canon. "

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes
USB ports quantity:1